Country Analysis of Mexico

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International Business Paper

Country Analysis of Mexico

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. Political Risk
 Form of Government
 Living Standards and Income Distribution
 Labor Market Conditions
 Orderliness of Leadership Succession
 Cultural and Demographic Characteristics of population
 Integration within International Economic System
 Security Risk
III. Economic Risk
 Size of External Debt
 Debt Service Burden and Ability of Policy Makers to Manage External Debt Payments
 Structure of the current Account
 Adequacy and composition of capital flows
 Resource endowment, level of development and economic diversification
 Size and Composition of Savings and Investment
 Rate and Pattern
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Other major indigenous languages include Maya, Zapotec, Mixtec, Otomí, Tzeltal, and Tzotzil (Mexico).

II. Political Risk The following section I discuss the following: form government, living standards, labor market conditions, the orderliness of leadership and succession, culture and demographic characteristics of the population, integration with international economic systems and security risk.

Form of Government The form of government in Mexico is a Federal Republic (a mixture of US constitutional theory and civil law system; judicial review of legislative acts) just as the United States, Mexico has their forms of the Executive, Legislative and a Judicial branches. The Executive branch is the elected president and his appointed cabinet of 18. The Presidency in Mexico is a six-year term, and they are not allowed to run for re-election. The Legislative branch is a bicameral legislature which consist of: National Congress or Congreso de la Union consists of the Senate or Camara de Senadores (128 seats; 96 members are elected by popular vote for a six-year term, 32 seats are allocated on the basis of each party 's popular vote) and the Federal Chamber of Deputies or Camara Federal de Diputados (500 seats; 300 members are elected by popular vote; the other 200 members are allocated on the basis of
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